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  1. Is anyone else getting this fuel economy ? Mazda 3 Skyactiv X AWD AT

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hi ! I am getting crazy low fuel consumption on my new Mazda 3 Skyactiv X 2L AWD Automatic. The car has around 4000km, I bought it yesterday. Mazda says the car should get, on average, 6.9l/100km (34MPG). On the highway, I get between 4.1 and 4.5l/100km (around 57MPGs) and I get between 4.9 and...
  2. 2013 Mazdaspeed3 Rear Bumper swap to 2013 Mazda3 i.

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello. I need help! I have a cracked rear bumper cover on my 2013 Mazda3 i 5-door. I want to go to a duel exhaust for looks & sound but I’m just wondering if the 2013 Mazdaspeed3 / 2013 Mazda 3 Sport 2.5 Rear bumper cover would fit on my 2013 Mazda 3 i. Please help! Dealerships do not know if it...
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  4. 225/65/17 rubbing help

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I just bought a pair of 17in rims with 225/65 winter tires and on the ride home started to notice rubbing when turning the wheel and when hitting any large dips in the road. What are my options to make these tires work? Just to be clear its not fender lip rub, its all the wheel well liners as...
  5. My 06 Mazda 3 GT 2.3L eats gas like crazy after installing a cold air intake

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi there I'm new these types of forums stuff but anyways. i have a 2006 mazda 3 GT 2.3L standard trans. i fabricated the exhaust for it so its straight pipe but still has both cats but and it did eat gas like crazy , but after i installed my cold air intake kit for it started to eat gas like...
  6. Turbo Mazda 3 2.0l

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    So I have a 2007 Mazda 3 2.0 liter. Would I be able to say buy a turbo kit off of amazon? If you type in on amazing “2007 Mazda 3 turbo” it’s the first one that comes up (the SCITOO) , And put it on my stock car? (I have a SRS catback exhaust) and that’s it on it so far. I’m trying to make the...
  7. 2014 Mazda 3 Clutch Limit?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Ive been searching the internet in hopes to find a answer for this question but no luck. Anyone here know the maximum horsepower that the 2014 mazda 3 2.0L can handle just curious and how long do they on average last?
  8. Starting to regret buying a Mazda!

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    A little over 800 miles and this just popped up!! Sigh, this topped with bugs with the keyless entry, TSR, full cap lock really making me think twice about buying a Mazda again.
  9. Mazda 3 + Heavy Rain == Fail

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I have since noticed the car fails and doesn't work right when you get heavy rain. 1. The auto wipers do not change to their fastest setting, I tried various settings I was forced to switch the wipers to permanently on, auto was useless and dangerous. 2. Message comes on the dash ... Safety...
  10. Personalize your Mazda 3 with a set of DAI Wheels!

    DAI Wheels (Direct Auto Import) is one of the leaders in the alloy wheel industry, providing an abundant selection of high-grade wheels, available in a wide variety of styles, finishes, and sizes. Whether you're a passionate tuner or simply looking to upgrade your daily driver, DAI has the right...
  11. 2008 Mazda 3 s wheels

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Wheels and Tires
    I have a 2008 Mazda 3 s I’m looking into buying some wheels for my car. I found some really nice jnc wheels. But there’re 18x8.5 +30 will they work on my car?
  12. 2016 Mazda 3 Infotainment system as stand alone unit.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello Group. I recently drove a 2016 Mazda 3 with full Navi system. I loved the interface with the command control. My question is: Could a complete system be removed from a Mazda and used in a custom car(non Mazda) show car. Features needed: Navi phone Blue tooth audio controls rear camera...
  13. Extremely Bad Fuel Efficiency in a Mazda 3 2013 AT 2.0

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi everyone, I got a Mazda 3, 2013 A.T with 2.0 engine, bought the car around 5 months ago. I have been checking my fuel consumption ever since and i am getting a bit worried. am getting an average of 15.76 mpg mostly city drive with high traffic. Any one has ever got those numbers? What...
  14. Mazda Side Window Deflectors

    2019+ Mazda 3 Appearance & Interior
    For those of you who have these on your car I have a few questions. How do you like them so far? How was the install? Do they rattle at all when windows down? Are they a pain in the butt getting under when wash car? Can you post a picture of you car with them on it? I've only seen the...
  15. Mazda recall AK016A/E for Air Inlet Valve (might only be for 2.2 Diesel)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    I have just received a recall letter from the Dutch Mazda Importer. Apparently, there is a problem with the Air Inlet Valve. This can jam due to a build-up of soot and not function correctly. In some cases, the Engine Problem light illuminates and the valve goes to the open position due to the...
  16. 2012 Mazda 3 Hatch B/U Cam cable routing...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi,new member here, first post. I'm finding lots of back up cam diy instructions, but nothing on the best cable routing path from the back door to the head unit. Any ideas? Thanks -Wayne
  17. 2010 Mazda 3 2.5 TCM module change

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi Guys, I have the 2010 2.5 Mazda 3 that likely to have the TCM failure. The car went to limp mode and then later died completely and can't move. It's in the shop now waiting for parts. The correct part number for this car is L539-18-9E1J . I ordered the wrong part on Amazon LF8M-18-9E1H...
  18. Miata struts on a Mazda 3i?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Suspension & Handling
    Does anyone know if nb Miata struts/coilovers (stock or aftermarket) will fit an 04 Mazda 3 sedan? There is more aftermarket options for miatas then there is for Mazda 3’s. TIA
  19. 2019 Mazda 3 HB Premium (US) do not have 3 years Sirius XM Traffic Plus?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Does 2019 mazda 3 come with 3 years Sirius XM Traffic Plus? My 2019 CX5 come with 3 years of Sirius XM Traffic Plus, but my 2019 mazda 3 said that my subscription is expired. I did purchase the navigation sd card. I also contacted Sirius XM and they told me that my car only have 3 month of radio...
  20. Mazda 3 2006 transmission problem.

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Greetings, I have problems with my mazda, she runs after a while she turns on the light of at and turns it off, when I turn it off and on again I turn on the powersteling light and that of the at and the light of the changes does not turn on , I put it in drive and it stays in neutral. That...